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THE DORMITION CATHEDRAL

THE DORMITION CATHEDRAL

2003 Text by T. Tolstaya 
Moscow, 2003 

 

This booklet is dedicated to the Assumption Cathedral built by a renowned Italian architect Aristotele Fioravanti in 1475-1479. Ceremonies of elections of grand princes, coronations of tsars and emperors and inaugurations of the leaders of the Russian Orthodox Church took place at the Assumption Cathedral. It also became the burial place of metropolitans and patriarchs.


Успенский соборTHE DORMITION CATHEDRAL

2003 Text by I. Kachalova 
Moscow, 2003 
 

The Assumption Cathedral was the principal cathedral of the Russian State, where coronations of tsars and emperors and inaugurations of metropolitans and patriarchs took place. The publication presents articles on the history of the cathedral, its ancient frescoes, unique icons and pieces of applied art.

 

THE DORMITION CATHEDRAL

CATHEDRAL OF THE ASSUMPTION

1995 Text by I. Kachalova.
Moscow, 1995

The Assumption Cathedral was the principal cathedral of the Russian State, where coronations of tsars and emperors and inaugurations of metropolitans and patriarchs took place. The publication presents articles on the history of the cathedral, its ancient frescoes, unique icons and pieces of applied art.